Eligibility & Costs

 

Student Associate

Associate

Member

Fellow

Cost

£22 / year
£94 / year
£131 / year
£142 / year

Experience

None required – just a general interest in Food Science!

None required – just a general interest in Food Science!

8 years employment or experience in any area of Food Science & Technology

Can have less than 8 years’ experience combined with qualifications

5 additional years of experience beyond Membership level

Significant contributions to or achievements in field

Qualifications

Expected to obtain a degree, foundation degree or equivalent in a Food Science, science or engineering subject

None required

Dependent on years and extent of experience

Though possibly not necessary, relevant degrees include:

Food Science related discipline, science or engineering subject

Foundation degree or equivalent

Dependent on years and extent of experience

Though possibly not necessary, relevant degrees include:

Food Science related discipline, science or engineering subject

Foundation degree or equivalent

Referees

None required

None required

Two suitable referees

Further details on eligibility

Two suitable referees

Further details on eligibility

Membership

Student Associate 

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Associate 

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FIFST 

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Professional Recognition

Please visit the Professional Recognition webpage for a full explanation of other accreditations available with IFST.